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After the Taliban

James Dobbins

After the Taliban

nation-building in Afghanistan

by James Dobbins

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Potomac Books in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nation-building -- Afghanistan,
  • Afghanistan -- History -- 2001-,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Afghanistan,
  • Afghanistan -- Foreign relations -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJames F. Dobbins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS371.4 .D63 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16798953M
    ISBN 109781597970839
    LC Control Number2008017401

      Ahmed Rashid, a fearless reporter and authority on the politics of Afghanistan, came to world attention after 9/11 when his book Taliban was recognized to be virtually the only serious book .   Kidnappings and wife beatings go on, three years after the liberation of Afghans from the Taliban regime Declan Walsh in Kandahar Sat 6 Nov EST First published on .

      Journalist Yvonne Ridley shot to international fame 20 years ago, when she was captured by the Taliban. Now living in Scotland and author of a new book “The Caledonians”, Yvonne talks to . After the Taliban takeover of Herat in , the UN had hoped the gender policies would become more 'moderate' "as it matured from a popular uprising into a responsible government with linkages to the donor community". The Taliban refused to bow to international .

    Heather Marie Mercer (born ) is an American who was one of 24 aid workers arrested in August by the Taliban in Afghanistan in connection with their work with the Germany-based Christian aid organization Shelter Now , along with seven other Western missionaries and their sixteen Afghan coworkers, was arrested on August 3, , and put on trial for violating the.   “The Taliban lashed them so much that one them died 20 days later and the other one has been living with mental problems for the last 19 years,” she said. Behboudzada ran a .


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After the Taliban is the first account from the inside about one of the real triumphs of American diplomacy after the Cold War: the creation of the conditions that allowed the Karzai government to emerge.

As Dobbins relates, a good deal of the credit for this goes to the Iranians, and a good deal of the problems that have emerged since in Afghanistan are the result of the U.S. underfunding Afghan Cited by: 'After the Taliban' argues for understanding the gap between international and local perspectives of security.

This entails systematic efforts to address this divide by building complementary relations between the two perspectives at both policy and program by: 6. 'After the Taliban' argues for understanding the gap between international and local perspectives of security.

This entails systematic efforts to address this divide by building complementary relations between the two perspectives at both policy and program levels.5/5(1).

A valuable resource for students, policymakers, donor governments, and national and international organizations, After the Taliban opens a rare window into the otherwise hidden lives of the people of rural Afghanistan.

In After the Taliban, Dobbins probes the relationship between the Afghan and Iraqi ventures. He demonstrates how each damaged the other, with deceptively easy success in Afghanistan breeding overconfidence and then the latter draining essential resources away from the initial effort.5/5(1).

In this Book. In Octoberthe Bush administration sent Amb. James F. Dobbins, who had overseen nation-building efforts in Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, and Kosovo, to war-torn Afghanistan to help the Afghans assemble a successor government to the by: "During his long diplomatic career, Dobbins became an expert in helping to put together states shattered by civil war or invasion.

Having served in this capacity in Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, After the Taliban book Kosovo, he was a natural pick for this role in Afghanistan as the United States turned to the task of overthrowing the Taliban and chasing al Qaeda after 9/   Starting and ending with the death of an honest Afgan, his friend Sarah Chayes, NPR reporter-turned Afgan activist, gives a well written, often warm, and often shocking account of the warlords, friends of Pakistan, and some-time friends of the US that made up Afganistan after the Taliban fled and before they had fully by:   As a former star reporter for NPR, Sarah Chayes developed a devoted listenership for her on-site reports on conflicts around the world.

In The Punishment of Virtue, she reveals the misguided U.S. policy in Afghanistan in the wake of the defeat of the Taliban, which has severely undermined the effort to build democracy and allowed corrupt tribal warlords back into positions/5.

If you want to understand the history behind the Taliban then this book is for you. It takes you back to the warring tribal factions through the Russian invasion and the reasons why the Taliban was formed.

Then it explains how they 'governed' the country with there laws e. g the executions, removal of by: Although the civil war continued, mainly with the Northern Alliance in N Afghanistan, Taliban rule ended much of the factional fighting and corrupt rule that had afflicted Afghanistan after the collapse in of the Soviet-aligned government.

There was no such thing as the Taliban until Afghanistan’s civil war in the wake of the Soviet Union's troop withdrawal in after a decade-long occupation. But by the time their last troops withdrew in February of that year, they’d left a nation in social and economic shards, million dead, millions of refugees and orphans in Iran and Pakistan, and a gaping political vacuum that warlords.

A well researched book debunking some of the common myth's associated with the Taliban. After reading this book I feel I have a much better understanding of Afghansitan and the issues facing the troops on the ground.

I take my hat off to the author for a gutsy realistice look at the Taliban/5. Read "After the Taliban Life and Security in Rural Afghanistan" by Neamatollah Nojumi available from Rakuten Kobo.

To access the maps mentioned in this book, Click Here. Despite the fall of the Taliban, Afghanistan remains a country in Brand: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Get this from a library. After the Taliban: nation-building in Afghanistan. [James Dobbins] -- In Octoberthe Bush administration sent Amb. James F. Dobbins, who had overseen nation-building efforts in Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, and Kosovo, to war-torn Afghanistan to help the Afghans.

An extraordinary little document is making the rounds among the Taliban of Afghanistan. As first reported in NEWSWEEK by Ron Moreau and Sami Yousufzai on Dec.3, the stapled pamphlet called simply ". After the Taliban Jacki Lyden is joined by Afghanistan expert Thomas Goutierre to talk about the factors involved in forming an effective governing body in Afghanistan should the Taliban.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Punishment of Virtue: Inside Afghanistan After the Taliban by Sarah Chayes at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Brand: Penguin Publishing Group. Written By: Taliban, Pashto Ṭālebān (“Students”), also spelled Taleban, ultraconservative political and religious faction that emerged in Afghanistan in the mids following the withdrawal of Soviet troops, the collapse of Afghanistan’s communist regime, and the subsequent breakdown in civil order.

As Taliban-linked interlocutors told me, the Taliban wants to avoid a civil war and was very keen to avoid an “irresponsible” departure of U.S.

forces — in other words, a departure without a. Malala Yousafzai (Urdu: ملالہ یوسفزئی ‎; Pashto: ملاله یوسفزۍ ‎ [məˈlaːlə jusəf ˈzəj]; born 12 July ), also known mononymously as Malala, is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest Nobel Prize laureate. She is known for human rights advocacy, especially the education of women and children in her native Swat Valley in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Education: Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford.

Sincewhen the Taliban were ousted, thousands have been killed and billions of dollars spent trying to secure a peaceful future for the country's inhabitants.

Afghanistan has a .''The Kite Runner'' by Khaled Hosseini is a novel about Amir, an Afghan refugee in the West, who is forced to return to Afghanistan to face the Taliban to redeem himself for betraying a friend as.